Monica Lepore Sunrise: Shake-Up Continues Behind The Scenes: As per a new report on Saturday (19th March 2022), Sunrise has lost another producer. As per the report of a famous news outlet the Senior supervising producer, Monica Lepore is stated to have stepped down from the channel “Seven breakfast” show on Thursday. The exit came after a “shake up” at the program, with 3 senior producers promoted earlier in the day. It comes after the news that longtime Sunrise executive producer Michael Pell (38-years-old), will take up a new role in Los Angeles sourcing “new programming out of the United States for the network” as per The Australian. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
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The Daily Telegraph reports that Lepore, who has been at Seven for 21 years, step down just hours after new titles were appointed across The Morning Show and Sunrise. In breakfast TV behind-the-scenes drama is equivalent to the genre (Apple TV even made Morning Wars in the United States of America). Locally there is press speculation as to whether Lepore was overlooked for the top Sunrise role following the appointment of Michael Pell as Senior Vice President, Entertainment Content, North America.
The role of Pell could be run by 2 people moving forward, as stated by sources. In the meantime, the hearsay is swirling in the Television industry that the move may be a way for Seven to keep Pell on its books and far from 9 executives who want to poach the wunderkind for the Today show.
Today, anchored by Allison Langdon and Karl Stefanovic, has fallen further behind Sunrise in the rating race since the starting of the year. News broke last month that Pell will resign from the role he has held for the last 11 years around Easter time. As per the report in The Sydney Morning Herald in the month of December, the top producer was eyeing potential offers in the United States.
Pell asserted at the time his present contract with Seven was “in negotiation” and no decisions had been made. In the year 2019, the Herald Sun reported that Pell had “expressed interest” in relocating to America, prompting Seven bosses to him an annual income of above $1 million to stay at the network. Pell is stated to be one of the highest-paid executives at Seven and produces up to 24 hours of live television every week.